On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1980

Historical Events

  • Dietmar Mogenburg of West Germany ties high jump record at 7'8"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Phillie Steve Carlton is 1st NLer to record 6, 1-hitters

Baseball Pitcher Steve Carlton
Baseball Pitcher
Steve Carlton
  • Soyuz 36 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Hungarian) to Salyut 6
1980 Highlights

About May 26, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Memorial Day (United States), Spring Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini